JUDAS PRIEST: French Show Canceled

JUDAS PRIEST's previously announced concert at le Summum in Grenoble, France on June 23 has been canceled "due to circumstances totally beyond JUDAS PRIEST's control (technical problems with the venue)," according to a posting on the band's web site. "Sorry to everyone who had bought tickets. Hopefully we'll be able to reschedule this show at ...

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RANDY RHOADS Collectible Figure Due In October

KnuckleBonz, Inc. has announced plans to create the Randy Rhoads sculpture for the Guitar Hero limited edition collectible figure series. The Rhoads estate has licensed the rights to Randy's image and likeness, which permits the company to create this hi-end, limited edition resin sculpture. The figure is scheduled for release in October of 2004, with ...

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PYORRHOEA Sign With EMPIRE RECORDS

Polish death/grind band PYORRHOEA have officially signed a three-album deal with Empire Records. The group's debut CD, "Desire For Torment", is going to be released in Poland in conjunction with the fourth issue of Thrash 'em All magazine. PYORRHOEA are said to be one of the most brutal bands on Polish scene, mixing grindcore and ...

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MELECHESH: Limited-Edition Vinyl To Be Released

In conjunction with MELECHESH's headlining performance at the Northern Lights Festival in Toronto, Canada on June 26, Profound Lore Records, with the express permission of Osmose Productions, will release a limited-edition collector's item MELECHESH 10" vinyl EP, entitled "The Ziggurat Scrolls". The EP, which will first be made available at the festival, will contain the ...

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MEGADETH: New Single 'Die Dead Enough' To Arrive In July

MEGADETH have selected "Die Dead Enough" as the first single from their upcoming CD, "The System Has Failed", due on September 14 through Sanctuary Records. The single will go to metal radio around July 19 and rock radio approximately July 26. "The System Has Failed" was recorded at Phase Four studios in Tempe, Arizona and ...

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